Athens man charged with sexually abusing child

Jonathan Norwood was arrested Monday.

Posted: Mar. 29, 2018 12:23 PM

An Athens man is in jail awaiting a bond hearing on a child sex abuse charge.

Jonathan Dakota Norwood, 23, was arrested Monday for sexual abuse of a child under 12.

Limestone County Sheriff's Office deputies said they received a report Monday of a possible sexual assault at Athens-Limestone Hospital.

Investigators said Norwood is a relative of the owner of the trailer park in Elkmont where the child lives with his family.

He is being held in the Limestone County Jail awaiting a bond hearing.

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